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    7 Methods to strengthen the immune system

    Contrast showers The idea of this practice is to get the blood flowing with warm water since warm temperatures will open the blood vessels and flush the body with blood. Then switch to cold water, which will drive the blood inward to warm and protect the internal organs from the cold. Keeps skin and hair healthy Increases energy Improves circulation Increases well-being Relieves depression Detoxifies the body Boosting the central nervous system Reduction and relief of respiratory infections and conditions Reduction and improvement in the recovery from muscle soreness and fatigue Increases metabolism The procedure is to alternate between warm and cold for two to three cycles, keeping in mind…

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    Tips For a Wholesome Travel

    One of our hobbies is travelling and we go on trips a few times a year. We love to explore new places with their local history, get to experience different cultures, traditions and ways of thinking, and most of all, we value the family time we get from travelling. Since we eat plant-based at home and like to keep a wholesome lifestyle even on trips, we always plan ahead many details of the trip.       Pack your own airplane food We do not own a car, so whenever we travel we mostly go by plane. Sometimes we rent a campervan or take the train. However, regardless of the…

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    How To Get Children Involved In A Healthy Nutrition

    I am the mother of a very active 4-year-old, who eats a whole, plant-based diet. In other words, she consumes 95% of her daily calories from whole plant foods – vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts, tubers, legumes, and grains. For us, giving her healthy foods means to keeping her diet as natural, unprocessed, balanced and as whole as possible, in order to provide her body with sufficient energy, a healthy immune system, the proper absorption of nutrients, and  in order to be able to prevent diseases right now, and much later in life. The foods she eats are rich in complex carbohydrates, fats, and protein with other health-promoting nutrients such as…

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    Finding the Trigger. Food Rotation

    The heat brought back some memories. How often do you experience these recollections of the past through your senses? I had mine some weeks ago and it made me experience a vivid memory of an event that took place 11 years ago. 11 years!  It was in the middle of June, a very hot Berlin summer, when I experienced for the first time in my life a cold sensation in some of my extremities. My hands and feet suddenly went numb and I could feel a shivering cold invading my body to the point where I lost all sense of feeling. A very awkward sensation. On that exact day, I…

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    What Is The Microbiome?

    Our gastrointestinal (GI) tract is an ecosystem – a collection of microorganisms that differ in number, type, and function throughout it. There are approximately 10 times as many microorganisms in it (approximately 100 trillion) as there are cells in the body. While most of the microbes are bacteria, the gut can also harbor yeasts, single-cell eukaryotes, viruses, fungi, archaea, and small parasitic worms. The majority is found within the large bowel where they contribute to digesting food, fermentation of undigested food components, especially carbohydrates/fiber, absorbing and synthesizing nutrients like phytonutrients, and to fecal bulk. Some of the most commonly found or recognized genera of gut bacteria in adults are Bifidobacterium,…